Half pipe to be installed at Middlebury Rec. Park

Middlebury-area skateboarders are about to get a fun, sneak preview of what it’ll eventually be like to have a permanent, concrete skatepark in town.

Middlebury skatepark advances

A grassroots effort to install a 7,500-square-foot, concrete skatepark in Middlebury’s recreation park has been on a gnarly trajectory, with organizers hoping to airwalk the project to fruition by next fall so thrashers can begin banging out ollies.

Group rallying for new Middlebury skatepark

“We want to make it abundantly clear there’s a demand (for a local skateboard),” said Ethan Murphy, co-leader of the Middlebury Skatepark Coalition.